The School is governed by its Board, which in consultation with the Principal, sets long term objectives, financial projections and the School’s annual budget.

There are nine Board positions, one of which is vacant. The other eight are filled by people with the wide range of skills necessary for the proper governance of the School.

In addition to its Executive committee, the Board has three working committees: Finance, Risk and Governance; Property and Development; and Education, Mission and Ministry. The Principal is not a member of the Board, but is entitled and expected to attend, and report to, all Board meetings. The Principal also attends all committee meetings.

John Richards (Board Chair)

John has held the positions of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Master of University House at the ANU. Before joining ANU he was Rector at UNSW/ADFA. He is an electrical engineer, having graduated from the University of New South Wales with the degrees of BE and PhD.

He worships at St John’s, Canberra, where he is currently a warden.  He was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal, and in 2009 was made a Member in the Order of Australia.

Neil James (Board Deputy Chair)

Neil is executive director of the Australia Defence Association, an independent, non-partisan, public-interest watchdog organisation. Prior to this he was an army officer for 31 years and he continues to serve as an active reservist (totalling 46 years).

He is a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, Command & Staff College, Fort Queenscliff, and UNSW. He holds bachelor and masters degrees in history and political science, and graduate diplomas in management and information analysis.

His teaching career has included Command & Staff College, the School of Military Intelligence, the Canadian Forces School of Intelligence and Security, and as a visiting lecturer at several Australian universities and secondary schools.

Neil has been on the Board since its inception in 2013, including membership of the Board’s executive and property & development sub-committees.

He is a parishioner at St Pauls, Burra, and a member of both the diocesan Synod and Bishop-in-Council.  Neil also serves on the Advisory Board at Marist Catholic College, Canberra, with his local RFS brigade and with Wildcare SE-NSW.

Andrew Herring (Board Executive Member)

Andrew is the principal of Herring & Associates – Lawyers, a general practice law firm based in Queanbeyan and with offices throughout NSW and the ACT. He graduated from the Australian National University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics, subsequently completing a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice prior to commencing work in private practice in 2001.

In 2008 Andrew was recognised as a leader in his field, accredited as a specialist in advocacy by the NSW Law Society (one of only 19 in NSW). He is a former President of the Southern Tablelands Law Society, is the honorary solicitor to the South Eastern Women’s Domestic Violence Advocacy Service and was a board member of the Cancer Support Group for 6 years.

Andrew has a passion for Snowsports and in the warmer months enjoys camping with family and friends.

Andrew is the Assistant Deputy President of the Professional Standards Board for the diocese and, as Chair of the school’s Finance, Risk & Governance Committee is a member of the Board Executive.

Elizabeth Dyke

The Venerable Elizabeth Dyke came to Queanbeyan from Adelaide with her husband, Peter, in February 2014 to be the local Archdeacon and Rector of the parish which contains TASG. Elizabeth brings a wide experience to the Board. She has ministered in diverse parish situations from rural to industrial towns, and has served on various Diocesan and School Boards over the years. She has an active interest in education and local community development.

Stephen Hughes

Stephen is an experienced manager with over 25 years’ experience. Stephen currently works for a large Defence contractor where he leads teams delivering complex ICT solutions in support of military operations.  Stephen is a qualified Systems Engineer and a certified Program Director.  He has worked across many different industry sectors including Maritime, Rail, Aerospace, and Emergency Services. Stephen is currently the Chair of the Property and Development committee.
Stephen is Chair of the Property and Development Committee.

Brett Morgan

Brett, currently, is the Associate Minister at St James’ Anglican Church, Holt and also works as a counsellor at EveryMan Australia, Canberra.

He has academic qualifications, and professional experience, in both child and adult education. He originally trained as an Infants/Primary teacher but ended up working as a basic education teacher and education officer in the NSW prison system. He also has various qualifications in the fields of theology, counselling and psychology.

Katherine Schoo

Katherine is the Executive Director of the Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA). She has worked at all levels of education in Australia. Prior to working at ACSA she worked as a primary school teacher, curriculum developer and professional development provider and advisor at all levels and sectors of education. Katherine is Chair of the Education, Mission and Ministry Committee.

Anthony Troy

Anthony has been on the Board since the inception of the school.  He is a Management Consultant in Technology Advisory with experience that has included consulting, developing, implementing and supporting systems in a range of sectors including Health, Finance, Government, Education and Not For Profits. His recent employment history includes being the Chief Information Officer of an independent school in Canberra.  Anthony, and his family, have lived in Canberra for the last 14-years and are parishioners at Holy Covenant, Belconnen. Anthony also volunteers his time at ANU where he mentors Fourth Year Software Engineering students.